What’s New in PHP 5.6

Another post for tuts+ and this time its all about latest version of PHP which is PHP 5.6. In this article we will discuss about change log of PHP 5.6.


  1. Backward Incompatible Changes
    • json_decode
    • GMP Resources
    • Mcrypt
    • Array Values and Overwriting
  2. New Features in PHP 5.6
    • Constant Scalar Expressions
    • Variadic Functions via “…”
    • Argument Unpacking
    • ** Shorthand
    • phpdbg
    • __debugInfo()
    • Default Character Encoding
    • Large File Upload
    • php://input is reusable
    • use function and use const
  3. Deprecated Features
    • Call From Incompatible Context
    • Encoding Setting
  4. List of Changed Functions
  5. List of New Functions

This is just an outline of article, you can read full article on Tuts+ for What’s New in PHP 5.6.

Related Posts

Written by Avinash

Avinash Zala is leading various projects which deals with the various technology involved with the web. A combination of perfect technical and management skills. Avinash would like to chat with you and convert your imagination into the working system. You can get in touch with him on Facebook and Twitter.

View all posts by: